rejuvenescence

noun
re·​ju·​ve·​nes·​cence | \ ri-ˌjü-və-ˈne-sən(t)s How to pronounce rejuvenescence (audio) , ˌrē- \

Definition of rejuvenescence

: a renewal of youthfulness or vigor : rejuvenation

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Other Words from rejuvenescence

rejuvenescent \ ri-​ˌjü-​və-​ˈne-​sᵊnt How to pronounce rejuvenescence (audio) , ˌrē-​ \ adjective

Examples of rejuvenescence in a Sentence

the newly discovered oil deposits have led to a rejuvenescence of the nation's economy

First Known Use of rejuvenescence

circa 1631, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rejuvenescence

Medieval Latin rejuvenescere to become young again, from Latin re- + juvenescere to become young, from juvenis

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The first known use of rejuvenescence was circa 1631

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“Rejuvenescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejuvenescence. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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